Diabetes Australia Research Grant Awards

On Thursday 13 July, 23 of Diabetes Australia’s Research Grants were awarded to NSW recipients for the 2017 Grant Round. $3.3 million dollars has been [...]

By | July 14th, 2017 |Medical, Research, Awards|0 Comments

Sugary drink consumption increases risk of type 2 diabetes independent of weight, ANU study finds.

New research released today has found that increased sugary drink consumption can increase risk of type 2 diabetes independent of weight gain or obesity. Most [...]

By | July 7th, 2017 |Medical|Comments Off on Sugary drink consumption increases risk of type 2 diabetes independent of weight, ANU study finds.

Sanofi Diabetes App removed from Apple and Google Play Stores

Following a recent update to the mobile app, Sanofi has identified an error in the Health Professional only section of the app. The error is [...]

By | May 23rd, 2017 |Medical|Comments Off on Sanofi Diabetes App removed from Apple and Google Play Stores

New research highlights Australia’s drinking habits

Written by Kate Battocchio, Accredited Practicing Dietitian  A new study from La Trobe university has found that a quarter of Australians are drinking at unsafe [...]

By | May 5th, 2017 |Medical|Comments Off on New research highlights Australia’s drinking habits

Patient Experience Week: Preparing for a hospital visit

It’s important to plan ahead if you are living with diabetes and need a medical procedure done that requires day surgery or a hospital visit. Make [...]

By | April 24th, 2017 |Medical|Comments Off on Patient Experience Week: Preparing for a hospital visit

DARP funds new research that may pave the way for a cure for type 1 diabetes

Associate Professor Stuart Mannering, a global leader in diabetes research, is hoping he can discover a therapy that will ‘turn-off’ the immune response that may [...]

By | April 19th, 2017 |Medical, Research, Awards, Media Releases|Comments Off on DARP funds new research that may pave the way for a cure for type 1 diabetes

Looking at the best balance of macronutrients for people with type 2 diabetes

Macronutrients – carbohydrates, protein and fats – are the essential building blocks of everyone’s diet. The human body needs three main macronutrients: protein, fat and [...]

By | March 31st, 2017 |Research|Comments Off on Looking at the best balance of macronutrients for people with type 2 diabetes

Thousands of children and families with type 1 diabetes to receive access to CGM technology

The Federal Government has announced its $54 million Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) subsidy initiative as a life-changer for thousands of Australian children, young people and [...]

By | March 31st, 2017 |Medical, Technology|Comments Off on Thousands of children and families with type 1 diabetes to receive access to CGM technology

Researchers have a gut feeling starch could help prevent type 1 diabetes

New research, partly funded by the Diabetes Australia Research Program (DARP), has found that a medicinal diet that boosts good bacteria in the gut could [...]

By | March 28th, 2017 |Medical, Research|Comments Off on Researchers have a gut feeling starch could help prevent type 1 diabetes

New research indicates gluten free diet may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

A new report by Harvard University’s Department of Nutrition suggests a diet low in gluten may increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study looked [...]

By | March 15th, 2017 |Research, Food and diet|Comments Off on New research indicates gluten free diet may increase risk of type 2 diabetes
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